Examines the ante bellum racial discrimination in the states north of the Mason-Dixon line.
“. . . no American can be pleased with the treatment of Negro Americans, North and South, in the years before the Civil War. In his clear, lucid account of the Northern phase of the story Professor Litwack has performed a notable service.”—John Hope Franklin, Journal of Negro Education
“For a searching examination of the North Star Legend we are indebted to Leon F. Litwack. . . .”—C. Vann Woodward, The American Scholar
[amazon_link asins=’0226485862,B01FKSUG64|0226485862,B01FKSUG64|B00QD9GQU0,B01FKSUG64′ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’afriklibra-20|afriklibra-21|afrikanlibrar-20′ marketplace=’US|UK|CA’ link_id=’215569b8-c36c-11e8-9a55-0fac58f5004a’]